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The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Fiction is burdened for me with a sense of duty.
Duty is too often what one expects from others and not what one does.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.
Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored by the support of this convention for vice president of the United States. I accept the duty to help lead our nation out of a jobs crisis and back to prosperity - and I know we can do this.
Consult duty not events.
Walter Savage Landor
Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago.
I'd be derelict in my duty if I didn't go and continue to use every advantage that I can to promote New York's cause.
I was kind of raised with the suggestion that I had a duty to do; that life was real, life was earnest. And I hated that, actually. I needed to be liberated, to be told that I could live the life that I wanted to live; that I didn't need a job, or to be shouted at; that I could be myself; that I could be happy.
I feel some kind of duty to be really, really honest as a writer. The same is true of my songwriting.
I'm not a politician. I don't know how to solve the problems of the world. But as an artist, I have one duty: to ask questions.
I love getting dressed up. Being a pop star is the most brilliant job for that. A lot of girls love shopping, but they might see the most amazing outfit and think, 'When am I going to wear that?', so it's my duty to exploit the fact I do have events I can wear these things to.
A foundation representing firefighters who die in the line of duty is calling for Congress to strip the Centers for Disease Control of its role investigating firefighter deaths.
It is our duty to be faithful, not with eye service as men pleasers.
Seeing your name on the list for KP or guard duty when you're in the Army is like reading a bad review.
As a novelist, you have to be free. Books can't be an act of filial duty.
My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea.
Justice is the sum of all moral duty.
I've worn a lot of humdingers in my time, but as a model it's my duty - my responsibility - to bring life to any garment. That can be challenging when it comes to high fashion, where the creations can be very eccentric, but I've gained a reputation for being the go-to girl who can pull it off.
Presidents are always also storytellers, purveyors of useful national mythologies. And surprisingly enough, Richard Nixon, this awkward man who didn't even really like people, had not been so bad at this duty - at least in the first four years of his presidency.
The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
James Anthony Froude
We've got a duty to die and get out of the way with all of our machines and artificial hearts and everything else like that and let the other society, our kids, build a reasonable life.
World War II really fascinated me because it's the only time that everybody in this country sat down at the same table, because eating on rations was your patriotic duty.
I just finished Narc, which was a really heavy duty, raw, independent.
John F. Kennedy
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